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Gabon Foils Coup Attempt

The White House ordered 80 combat-equipped troops to Gabon over concerns related to violence in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

U.S. General Calls For More Troops in Afghanistan

Trump has offered little clarity about whether he might approve more forces for Afghanistan, where some 8,400 U.S. troops remain more than 15 years after the Islamist Taliban government was toppled by U.S.-backed Afghan forces.